Feasibility of Rib Kinematics and Intercostal-Space Biomechanical Characterization by Ultrasound in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Article dans une revue avec comité de lecture
The aim of this work was to determine the feasibility of combined ultrasonography and elastography measurement to characterize the mechanical properties of the intercostal space during breathing. Eighteen asymptomatic participants (ages 13 ± 2 y) and six participants with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) were included (Cobb angle 60° ± 12°). Ultrasonographic and elastographic clips were acquired of T8–T9 ribs and the intercostal space. The two adjacent ribs were tracked to infer the breathing cycle. Shear-wave speed (SWS) was measured in the intercostal space at different stages of the breathing cycle. SWS was symmetric in the control group, during both expiration and inspiration. In AIS, the SWS during inspiration was higher in the convex side than in the concave one (p = 0.02). Furthermore, SWS was higher during inspiration than expiration in the control group and in the AIS convex side, but not in the AIS concave side (p > 0.05). This new method combining echography and shear-wave elastography allowed measurement of the mechanical characteristics of the intercostal space at different phases of the breathing cycle and highlighted differences between the AIS and control groups. This approach opens the way to further analyses of the biomechanical characteristics of breathing in severe AIS.
Fichier(s) constituant cette publication
Cette publication figure dans le(s) laboratoire(s) suivant(s)
Visualiser des documents liés par titre, auteur, créateur et sujet.
Article dans une revue avec comité de lectureLANGLAIS, Tristan; VERGARI, Claudio; PIETTON, Raphaël; DUBOUSSET, Jean; SKALLI, Wafa; VIALLE, Raphaël (Elsevier, 2018)Objectives In vitro studies showed that annulus fibrosus lose its integrity in idiopathic scoliosis. Shear wave ultrasound elastography can be used for noninvasive measurement of shear wave speed (SWS) in vivo in the annulus ...
Rib Cage Measurement Reproducibility Using Biplanar Stereoradiographic 3D Reconstructions in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Article dans une revue avec comité de lecturePIETTON, Raphael; BOULOUSSA, Houssam; VERGARI, Claudio; SKALLI, Wafa; VIALLE, Raphaël (Lippincott, Williams & WilkinsWolters kluwer, 2020)Study design: A reproducibility study of preoperative rib cage 3D measurements was conducted for patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS). Objective: to assess the reliability of rib cage 3D reconstructions using ...
Microstructural characterization of annulus fibrosus by ultrasonography: a feasibility study with an in vivo and in vitro approach Article dans une revue avec comité de lectureLANGLAIS, Tristan; DESPRAIRIES, Pierre; PIETTON, Raphaël; ROHAN, Pierre-Yves; DUBOUSSET, Jean; MEAKIN, Judith R.; WINLOVE, Peter C.; VIALLE, Raphaël; SKALLI, Wafa; VERGARI, Claudio (Springer Verlag, 2019)The main function of the intervertebral disc is biomechanical function, since it must resist repetitive high loadings, while giving the spine its flexibility and protecting the spinal cord from over-straining. It partially ...
Biomechanical Evaluation of Intercostal Muscles in Healthy Children and Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Preliminary Study Article dans une revue avec comité de lecturePIETTON, Raphaël; DAVID, Mercedes; HISAUND, Alisa; LANGLAIS, Tristan; SKALLI, Wafa; VIALLE, Raphaël; VERGARI, Claudio (Elsevier, 2021)Spine deformity during adolescent idiopathic scoliosis can induce a rib-cage deformity. This bone deformity can have direct consequences on the chest-wall muscles, including intercostal muscles, leading to respiratory ...
Shear wave elastography of lumbar annulus fibrosus in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis before and after surgical intervention Article dans une revue avec comité de lectureVERGARI, Claudio; CHANTEUX, Lucas; PIETTON, Raphaël; LANGLAIS, Tristan; VIALLE, Raphaël; SKALLI, Wafa (Elsevier, 2020)Abstract Objectives To determine lumbar intervertebral disc properties with shear wave elastography in adolescent idiopathic scoliotic (AIS) patients before and after surgery, and compare them with asymptomatic controls. ...